Description Memorial button created in memory of Michael Taddonio. The button includes printed text: "In Memory Of | 9-11-01 | Michael Taddonio." The "11" is rendered as the Twin Towers, and a small heart is printed at the bottom of the button.
Historical Notes Rockville Centre, Long Island, native Michael Taddonio lived in Huntington with his three children. He enjoyed New York Jets games with his brother. Like his father and his grandfather, Michael built a career in finance. He worked as a bond broker at Euro Brokers. On September 11, after the South Tower was hit, Michael called his mother from its 91st floor to send love to his family. He was 39 years old.
Curator's Comment This button, along with other tribute items, was left on the S31 parapet of the South Pool on the Memorial Plaza for Michael Taddonio on the 12th anniversary, September 11, 2013. HIDE